ANTELOPE FLAT RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) No recent ice or fishing reports. Call the Ochoco National Forest for snow and access conditions (541-416-6500).

BIKINI POND: (rainbow trout) The pond has been recently stocked, and there could be lots of holdover trout from last fall’s stocking.

CRANE PRAIRIE RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, brook trout, largemouth bass, kokanee) Anglers report fair fishing with fish spread throughout the reservoir. All wild (unmarked) rainbow trout must be released.

CRESCENT LAKE: (rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout and kokanee) Anglers report good fishing for large lake trout. Open to fishing all year. One lake trout per day, 24-inch minimum length.

CROOKED RIVER: (redband trout, mountain whitefish) Flows were increased for the irrigation season. Fishing is poor for a while as fish adjust to the change.

CULTUS LAKE, Big: (rainbow trout, lake trout) Open to fishing all year.

DESCHUTES RIVER, MOUTH TO THE PELTON REGULATING DAM: (redband trout, summer steelhead, whitefish, spring Chinook) Trout anglers are reporting good success from Maupin upstream to Mecca Flat. Anglers using nymphs seem to have higher catch rates. Spring Chinook fishing has been slow, however, it should start improving and anglers should expect good numbers of springers at Sherars Falls by mid-May. Spring Chinook anglers will have the opportunity to fish on the Lower Deschutes from April 15 to June 30. The daily limit will be 1 adult and 5 jack chinook. Once an angler retains the daily adult limit of one spring chinook, that angler can no longer fish for any species of fish from Sherars Falls downstream to the railroad trestle (the bait section). Anglers who catch a tagged hatchery steelhead with an orange anchor tag, are encouraged to report catch information to ODFW at 541-296-4628. Anglers catching a tagged wild fish should release it immediately without recording any information. Counts at the Sherars Falls salmon and steelhead trap. The trap is only in operation from July to the end of October. Trapping has ended at Sherars Falls for the season.

Lake Billy Chinook to Benham Falls: (rainbow trout, brown trout) Open for trout all year. Fishing restricted to artificial flies and lures. No size or limits on brown trout and no harvest of bull trout.

Benham Falls upstream to Little Lava Lake: Closed to fishing for the season. Will reopen May 22, 2018.

DEVILS LAKE: (rainbow trout) Snow gates west of Mt. Bachelor between Dutchman Flat and Lava Lake are closed. Open to fishing all year.

EAST LAKE: (rainbow trout, brown trout, kokanee) Forest Service Road 21 is closed for the winter at its snow park gate. Open to fishing all year. Wild rainbow trout must be released.

ELK LAKE: (brook trout, kokanee, cutthroat trout) Snow gates west of Mt. Bachelor between Dutchman Flat and Deschutes Bridge are closed for the winter. Open to fishing all year. Kokanee limit is 25 per day in addition to daily trout limit. No size limits on kokanee.

FALL RIVER: (rainbow trout) Trout fishing continues to be fair. Open to fishing all year. Restricted to fly-fishing with barbless hooks only.

HAYSTACK RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, kokanee, largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill) The reservoir was stocked last week with 8,500 legal-size Deschutes stock steelhead, as well as 75 brood rainbow stock. The west shore recreation area will be temporarily closed April 9- May 4 for repaving. The east shore boat ramp and other campgrounds will remain open. Contact Lynette Ripley of BOR at (541) 389-6541 ext 233 for more information.

HOOD RIVER: (steelhead) Catch of steelhead has slowed, but anglers are still reporting occasional fish. Spring Chinook should be arriving in the lower Hood by mid-May. A season for spring Chinook will again be allowed on the Hood River from April 15 to June 30. The daily bag limit will be 2 adult and 5 jack Chinook.

HOSMER LAKE: (brook, rainbow and cutthroat trout) Lake can be accessed via the southern portion of Cascade Lakes Highway. Lake still may be partially frozen for the next couple of weeks. Open to fishing all year. Restricted to fly-fishing only with barbless hooks. Catch-and-release for all species.

KINGSLEY RESERVOIR: Due to dam reconstruction, Kingsley Reservoir will be closed to the public in 2018 and 2019.

LAKE BILLY CHINOOK: (bull, brown and rainbow trout, kokanee, smallmouth bass) Bull trout fishing is good in the Metolius arm and fair in the Deschutes and Crooked arms. Kokanee fishing is also good in the Metolius arm and fair in the Deschutes and Crooked arms. Kokanee are averaging 9 inches long. Harvest is limited to 1 bull trout over 24-inches under the daily trout limit. Anglers can now keep 5 kokanee in addition to daily trout limit. No bag or size limits on brown trout and bass.

LAKE SIMTUSTUS: (bull trout, rainbow trout, smallmouth bass) Opportunities for 12- to 16-inch rainbow trout are fair. A tribal permit is required.

LAURANCE LAKE: Due to dam maintenance, Laurance Lake will be closed to the public in 2018.

LAVA LAKE, Big: (rainbow trout) Lake can be accessed via the southern portion of Cascade Lakes Highway. The lake is open to fishing all year.

METOLIUS RIVER: (redband trout, bull trout) Anglers report fair fishing. Closed to fishing above Allingham Bridge. Fishing is restricted to fly-fishing only upstream of Bridge 99 (Lower Bridge). Catch-and-release for trout including bull trout. Artificial flies and lures permitted below Bridge 99 (Lower Bridge). No bait allowed.

NORTH TWIN LAKE: (rainbow trout) Anglers report fair fishing for rainbow trout. Open to fishing all year.

OCHOCO CREEK UPSTREAM TO OCHOCO DAM: (rainbow trout) Fishing is restricted to artificial flies and lures only; two trout per day with an 8-inch minimum length. Trout 20 inches and greater must be released unharmed.

OCHOCO RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, black crappie, smallmouth bass) Opportunities for both wild and hatchery rainbow trout continue to be very good. Average size is 12- to 16-inches. Trout are widespread throughout the reservoir. Black crappie and smallmouth bass are also available but less active during winter.

ODELL LAKE: (lake trout, kokanee, rainbow trout) Anglers report slow fishing for kokanee but should improve as water temperatures increase. Twenty-five kokanee per day in addition to daily trout limit. Closed to fishing for bull trout. All tributaries to Odell Lake are closed to fishing.

PAULINA LAKE: (brown trout, rainbow trout, kokanee) Forest Service Road 21 is closed for the winter at the snow park gate. The lake is open to fishing all year. Wild rainbow trout must be released.

PINE HOLLOW RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, largemouth bass) The Reservoir has been stocked recently and there should be lots of holdover trout from last fall’s stocking.

PINE NURSERY POND (Bend): (rainbow trout, bluegill, bass) Open to fishing all year. Anglers may keep two fish per day.

PRINEVILLE RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie) Angler reports suggest increased stocking last year has resulted in anglers catching more and bigger fish. There are recent reports of fish up to 20-inches being caught.

PRINEVILLE YOUTH FISHING POND: (rainbow trout and largemouth bass) Fishing has been good for the recently stocked rainbow trout.

ROCK CREEK RESERVOIR: (rainbow trout) The reservoir has been stocked and fishing should be good.

SHEVLIN YOUTH FISHING POND: (rainbow trout) Pond will be stocked with rainbow trout this week. Open all year. Open to youth only (17 years and under) and disabled anglers. Limit is two fish per day.

SOUTH TWIN LAKE: (rainbow trout) Anglers report fair fishing for rainbow trout. Open to fishing all year.

SPARKS LAKE: (cutthroat trout) Snow gates west of Mt. Bachelor between Dutchman Flat and Lava Lake are closed. Open to fishing all year. Fly-fishing only, barbless hooks required.

SUTTLE LAKE: (brown trout, kokanee) Open to fishing all year. Bull trout have been reported in Suttle Lake. These must be released unharmed. Anglers are reminded to be familiar with fish identification. Twenty-five kokanee per day in addition to daily trout limit. No size limits on kokanee.

TAYLOR LAKE (Wasco County): (rainbow trout, largemouth bass) Taylor Lake was recently stocked and should be a good opportunity to catch a few trout.

THREE CREEK LAKE: (rainbow trout, brook trout) The road to the lake is closed. Open to fishing all year.

WALTON LAKE: (rainbow trout) Lake condition is unknown and the gate is closed. Access is via foot. Anglers are encouraged to use caution while ice fishing.

WICKIUP RESERVOIR: (kokanee, brown trout, rainbow trout, largemouth bass) Anglers report slow fishing but should improve with warmer water temperatures. Five kokanee per day in addition to daily trout limit. Deschutes Arm upstream of Sheep’s Bridge is closed above ODFW markers.

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